Cal-SOAP is partnering with educational and community leaders to encourage middle and high school students to go to college. On March 14 at CSUB, "College: Making It Happen!" will feature a series of workshops about academic and financial planning.
Free admission and lunch will be provided to attendees who register by January 31, 2020. Visit the event page for links to registration.
The California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) is a statewide program designed to increase the number of students attending college. The program serves students that are from low-income families, will be the first in their family to attend college, or are from areas or schools with low-eligibility or college-going rates. Cal-SOAP was established by the state legislature in 1978 and today operates projects in 14 locations throughout the state. Cal-SOAP is funded and administered by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC).
The mission of the Southern San Joaquin Valley Cal-SOAP Consortium is to provide academic support, advisement and access to information about postsecondary education and financial aid to students who meet at least one of the following criteria:
The Southern San Joaquin Valley Cal-SOAP Consortium was established in 2000 and serves approximately 38,000 students in the Southern San Joaquin Valley area. We also help organize several college outreach events for all Kern County students. The partners comprising our consortium include the following: